Notice to the Market – CSN contracts R$ 1 billion loan

CSN contracts R$ 1 billion loan

COMPANHIA SIDERÚRGICA NACIONAL informs that it has contracted a credit facility from Caixa Econômica Federal under its Special Credit for Large Companies, in the form of a bank credit bill, amounting to R$ 1,000,000,000.00 (one billion reais), to be amortized in 36 (thirty-six) months. The proceeds will be used for the management of the Company’s liabilities.

Rio de Janeiro, February 9, 2010

Paulo Penido Pinto Marques
Investor Relations Executive Officer

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